Bitstamp

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A currency exchange, which operates a BTC/USD market with support for various currencies for deposit and withdrawal.

Trading

  • Buying/selling

A buy/sell order is executed partially or in full when the price bid can be matched against a sell/buy order that is at or below the bid amount.

Adding funds

BTC

There are no fees incurred when when transferring bitcoins for deposit. Funds are available once confirmed (3 confirms), a process that can take roughly 30minutes.

EUR

Exchange accepts EUR deposits via SEPA transfers, then converts them to USD and credits them to online account. No deposit fees!

GBP

Exchange accepts wire transfers in GBP, then converts them to USD and credits them to online account.
Charging 0.1% deposit fee(minimum fee = $15)

USD

Exchange accepts international wire transfers in USD, charging 0.1% deposit fee(minimum fee = $15)

CHF

Exchange accepts wire transfers in CHF, then converts them to USD and credits them to online account.
Charging 0.1% deposit fee(minimum fee = $15)

Withdrawing funds

EUR

SEPA withdrawals are charged with fixed 0.90€ fee once your funds are converted to EUR. Minimum amount for SEPA withdrawal is $10,00.

GBP

GBP wire deposits and withdrawals in GBP are supported.

USD

International wire withdrawals in USD will be charged with 0.09% fee, minimum fee is $15,00. Minimum amount for international withdrawal is $50,00.

CHF

International wire withdrawals in CHF will be charged with 0.09% fee, minimum fee is $15,00. Minimum amount for international withdrawal is $50,00.

Fees

Bitstamp charges a trading fee from each party of successful trades made through the market. The amount of the fee will vary based on a 30 day trading history. The rate for new accounts and those with the lowest volume is 0.5%. Refer to the fee schedule to determine discount levels. The fee that was charged appears in the account history next to each trade.

Localization

Bitstamp is localizing website with online collaborative online translating tool. Feel free to join and help with translation to your native language.

Link: http://crowdin.net/project/bitstamp

Account Security

Access to an account may be protected with the optional Google Authenticator utility.

Language Support

The site has support for various languages:

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Slovenian
  • Finnish
  • Czech
  • Russian

API

API is available https://www.bitstamp.net/api/

Data Services

Linux

History

The exchange was announced on August 22, 2011[1]. Bitstamp.net is owned and operated by Bitstamp Ltd and based in United Kingdom.

On May 12, 2012 the exchange began offering volume discounts for trading fees[2].

See Also

External Links

References

  1. www.BITSTAMP.net Bitcoin exchange site for USD/BTC
  2. Bitstamp introduces volume discount program